Category Archive for "BLOG"

Douglas DC3 image by Straight 8 Photography (via Shutterstock).

How Lasers Strip Paint from Aircraft

May 30, 2017
admin_premium

How lasers are used in the paint stripping of aircraft The paint stripping of aircraft needs to take place every five to eight years. That way, your aeroplane will be given a fresh coat of paint and is properly maintained….

Read More
Sodablast image by Soodapuhallus.

What is Soda Blasting?

May 19, 2017
admin_premium

How soda blasting is used in furniture stripping Soda blasting has gained popularity as a non-toxic stripping material. It is used on masonry, steel, aluminium, fibreglass, and carbon fibre. In many cases, it is a viable alternative to chemical based…

Read More
Antarctica repainting image by Mariusz Potocki (via Shutterstock).

Hillary’s Hut Repainting Wins Award

May 11, 2017
admin_premium

The TAE/IGY Hut – Also known as Hillary’s Hut, the TAE/IGY Hut picks up an international award at the 31st Dulux Colour Awards in Melbourne for its repainting work. This year, an Antarctic landmark has picked up the International prize…

Read More
Paint stripping tubs image by Kamol Jindamanee (via Shutterstock).

Paint Stripper Chemicals Found in E-cigs

May 3, 2017
admin_premium

The risks of Benzene, associated with paint stripper and similar chemicals are used in e-cigs There are some schools of thought where smoking e-cigs are seen to be safer than tobacco. For a start, Public Health England says vaping is…

Read More
Stripping lead paint image by D. Townsend (via Shutterstock).

Stripping Lead Paint

April 26, 2017
admin_premium

About stripping lead paint and the safety measures you need to take Before 1992 in the UK, our paint used to have lead. For example, in white primer and topcoat paint, substantial amounts of lead used to form part of…

Read More
Shabby chic restoration image by Anna Chavdar (via Shutterstock).

Shabby Chic Furniture Stripping Videos

April 19, 2017
admin_premium

A look at how shabby chic furniture can be stripped and stained Shabby chic: you either love it or you hate it. You might be a purist and insist on having your dressing table or sideboard stained and restored. Or…

Read More

Furniture Stripping for Mental Health?

April 18, 2017
admin_premium

Did we really suggest that stripping your doors and other wooden furniture was good for mental health? Early last year, the Daily Mail published a retrospective article on Mother and Baby magazine. The publication celebrated its sixtieth birthday. If you…

Read More
Mackinac Bridge. Image by Haveseen (via Shutterstock).

Mackinac Bridge Stripped: 60 Years On

April 12, 2017
admin_premium

Michigan suspension bridge to be stripped for the first time since its construction 60 years ago After 60 years, a section of a famous Michigan state suspension bridge will be stripped and repainted for the first time ever. This is…

Read More
Door Stripping Tips image by Sima (via Shutterstock).

Infographic: Door Stripping Tips

March 16, 2017
admin_premium

Premium Doors and Stripping’s handy little infographic on door stripping tips We at Premium Door Stripping are passionate about stripping furniture and fixtures, from sideboards to panel doors. For example: the right kind of stripping methods; do we dip the…

Read More
Paint Stripping Big Ben image by Ioan Panaite (via Shutterstock).

Paint Stripping Alters Big Ben’s Bongs

March 8, 2017
admin_premium

How a paint stripping job at Elizabeth Tower will alter the Westminster landmark’s iconic chimes The familiar Westminster chimes could sound slightly different after a paint stripping operation. After their refurbishment, the University of Leicester thinks renovation work will alter…

Read More